FRERE, Amy Hanbury

1878 - 1961

Amy Hanbury Frere, was born at Horham, Suffolk on 18 May 1878, daughter of Revd Edward Hanbury Frere (1826-1899), rector of Horham, and his wife Ellen née Allen, who married at Horham in 1858. The family lived at Horham until the death of her father on 30 December 1899, when they moved to Norwich. Amy studied at Wimbledon Art College at 68 Merton Road, Wimbledon, under Edith May Finlinson (1864-1949), where she was a boarder in 1901. A member of the Woodpecker Art Club, later known as the Norfok & Norwich Art Circle, 1902-1958, from Norwich. and she exhibited black & white drawings at the Norwich Art Circle at the Assembly Rooms, Bank Plain 1902-1903. In 1911, a 32 year old 'painter artist', living with three of her sisters, including Margaret Frere [q.v.], at 27 Unthank Road, Norwich. In 1939, an artist & needlework, still living at 27 Unthank Road, Norwich with four unmarried sisters, including Margaret Frere. She was still of 27 Unthank Road, when she died at the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, Norwich on 18 December 1961, aged 84, she was unmarried.




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